The Brief: The 1st of October marks the annual Reddit tradition of sharing memes that feature skeletons, some of whom are playing trumpets, along with the phrase "doot doot."
On Reddit, Tumblr, and other online communities, “doot doot”-saying, trumpet-playing, calcium-craving skeletons are the ultimate meme emblem of October. Greet Spooktober with some super spoopy doot doot skeleton memes!
According to Know Your Meme, the skull trumpet or skeleton trumpet meme originated from a 1995 video of a cartoon skeleton playing the trumpet. In 2011, catchy remixes of the videos and various Halloween memes surfaced and proliferated online. “Doot doot” is as an onomatopoeia of the sound of a trumpet. Many memes joke about how skeletons love calcium because it helps them build strong bones. During October, a post about the element calcium is most likely a reference to these skeletons.
Doot Doot Memes For October 2020
In the final days of September (Spooktember), eager Redditors started posting spoopy skeleton memes in anticipation of October 2020.
An Among Us doot doot meme: